Helen Crawfurd


Helen Jack Crawfurd born Glasgow, Scotland November 9, 1877 (d. 1954). Scottish peace leader against World War I; internationalist; Socialist/Communist; organized famine relief in Russia, Germany and Ireland, 1920; arrested four times for suffrage protests, 1912-14, released after hunger strikes; founding conference of WILPF Hague; founded Women's Peace Crusade, 1916; arrested three times for antiwar activity; Commonwealth peace conference participant, 1939.


"If Christ could be a Militant so could I." (bio. Alternative Perthshire; photo Radical Glasgow)